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Chipola River near Wewahitchka (Lands Landing) Stage (ft)Northwest Florida Water Management DistrictWWCF1(plotting HGIRG) Graph Created (9:08AM Apr 14, 2024)Flood Stage is 22 ft
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Datum: NAVD88
NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Chipola River near Wewahitchka (Lands Landing). Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 26.5
Moderate Flood Stage: 23.5
Flood Stage: 22
Action Stage: 20
Low Stage (in feet): 7

Historic Crests
(1) 23.42 ft on 03/12/2020
(2) 23.19 ft on 12/31/2015
(3) 21.80 ft on 02/27/2020
(4) 20.88 ft on 09/24/2020
(5) 20.84 ft on 02/14/2020
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 20.88 ft on 09/24/2020
(2) 23.42 ft on 03/12/2020
(3) 21.80 ft on 02/27/2020
(4) 20.84 ft on 02/14/2020
(5) 20.15 ft on 04/06/2016
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(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

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30 Significant flooding will occur along Riverview Drive along the Chipola River.
26 Water will begin to flood areas along Land Drive near Lands Landing. Significant flooding continues at Red Bull Island.
23.5 Flooding will increase in severity at Red Bull Island.
22 Minor flooding will begin at Red Bull Island and at boat ramps along Riverview Drive at Lands Landing.
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Latitude: 30.088333° N, Longitude: 85.178889° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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Gauge Height Flood Stage Uses
NWS stage 0 ft 22 ft Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = flood stage)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  
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